Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Mar 2014 17:46 UTC
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The big story over the weekend.

The exit of engineer Julie Ann Horvath from programming network GitHub has sparked yet another conversation concerning women in technology and startups. Her claims that she faced a sexist internal culture at GitHub came as a surprise to some, given her former defense of the startup and her internal work at the company to promote women in technology.

GitHub's response:

We know we have to take action and have begun a full investigation. While that’s ongoing, and effective immediately, the relevant founder has been put on leave, as has the referenced GitHub engineer. The founder’s wife discussed in the media reports has never had hiring or firing power at GitHub and will no longer be permitted in the office.

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A fine example...
by jal_ on Wed 19th Mar 2014 09:42 UTC
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Yes, y'all (with a few exceptions) are a fine example of why women aren't welcome in the tech industry. The most sexist remarks get the most upvotes, noone seems to understand the real issue, and given the self described behaviour quite a lot of you are a bunch of asshole douchebags. I bet y'all think @everydaysexism is a load of bullocks as well. Sad. Deeply, deeply sad.

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